First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

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What do they do?

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

Also known as:

Coal Mine Production Foreman, Concrete Foreman, Construction Foreman, Construction Supervisor, Electrical Foreman, Electrical Supervisor, Field Operations Supervisor, Field Supervisor, Insulation Foreman, Masonry Supervisor, Pit Supervisor, Roustabout Field Supervisor, Sheet Metal Foreman, Site Superintendent

Typical Wages

Annual wages for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 11.2%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #16 in job growth rate
  • 2,710

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #6 in net job growth

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Typical College Majors

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.3%)
  • Master's degree (1.8%)
  • Bachelor's degree (9.8%)
  • Associate's degree (7.1%)
  • Some college, no degree (24.4%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (41.9%)
  • Less than high school diploma (14.7%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Monitor construction operations.
  • Evaluate projects to determine compliance with technical specifications.
  • Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation.
  • Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements.
  • Direct construction or extraction personnel.
  • Coordinate construction project activities.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 25.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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